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Ailes, Stephen

Born: 1912 AD
Died: 2001 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators

1912 – Ailes was born in Romney, West Virginia on May 25, 1912.

1929 – Attended and graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia.

1933 – Attended and graduated from Princeton University.

1936 – Received his degree in law from West Virginia University and was admitted to the West Virginia Bar.

1937-1940 – Became Assistant Professor of Law in West Virginia University and married Helen Wales.

1940-1942 – Practiced his profession at Martinsburg.

1942-1946 – Became a member of the legal staff of the Office of Price Administration for two years.

1947 – Became a counsel to the American Economic Mission to Greece.

1948-1949 – Preceded the Truman Doctrine aid to Greece and Turkey. Returned to private law practice with the Washington firm of Steptoe & Johnson.

1951 – Became legal consultant to the director of the Office of Price Stabilization.

1961-1964 – Became Under Secretary of the Army from February 9, 1961 to January 28, 1964.

1964-1965 – Became Secretary of the Army from January 28, 1964 to July 1, 1965.

1966-1970 – Returned to legal practice and became director of the Panama Canal Company.

1971-1977 – Became President of the Association of American Railroads and resumed his career as a lawyer.

1985 – Ailes retired from the Steptoe and Johnson Law Firm.

2001 – Died in Bethesda, Maryland on June 30, 2001.